The proposed initiatives include a ‘hackathon’, a conference, and a summer school, as well as a ‘SCRUM Master’ course and several days of promotion of this methodology.
The “VIEWNEXT USAL Chair in Agile Methodologies” held the first meeting of its Joint Commission, which was attended from the University of Salamanca, by the Vice -Chancellor for Research and Transfer, Juan Manuel Corchado, and the Professor of Computer Science and Automatics, María N. Moreno; and on the part of VIEWNEXT, the Communication Director of Innovation Centers, José Alberto García Coria, and the Director of Architecture and Innovation, Manuel Carlos Fernández.
In order to achieve the objective of promoting research and the use of this type of methodologies, by tightening the links between university and business, the joint committee of the “VIEWNEXT USAL” Chair in Agile Methodologies has proposed a series of activities for the period 2017-2018 . These include an “Agile Day”, a “Hackathon”, a “SCRUM Master” course, an “Agile” conference at the University of Salamanca, the VIEWNEXT-USAL Summer School, as well as the dissemination of the “Agile” culture among the students of the Degree program in Computer Science.
The Joint Commission is also conducting the selection process of the first fellow for the Chair, who will carry out different research studies on Agile models.
More information: Comunicación Universidad de Salamanca
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